Caught in a bizarre Beto Twitter fight, I dug in, learned plenty, and decided to blog again after a near two-year absence. Full disclosure: donated to and voted for Beto. voted for Hilary. donated to and voted for Bernie. I updated this … [Read more...]
My friend at Off the Kuff pointed out this burning irony last night.May 1, 2003: President George W. Bush landed in a jet on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast and, in a speech to the nation, declared major combat in … [Read more...]
Politics in the Barnett Shale
Politics is intense in the Barnett Shale.The ABCAlliance blog deciphered the BS (not short for Barnett Shale) dished out in Argyle and Bartonville lately.Fort Worth is trying to figure out who will be the next mayor.Flower Mound politics is still … [Read more...]
If I could marry a sentence…
I would marry this one:I remember Nancy, a skull and crossbones prancing around in designer dresses, some of the "gifts" that flowed to the Reagans — from hats to million-dollar homes — from cronies well compensated with government loot. It used to … [Read more...]
Naming Names: Corrupt Texas Politicians
Nice job of reporting by Texas Observers and published by the Alpine Daily Planet:Lifestyles of the corrupt and electedBy David Mann & Abby Rapoport, Texas ObserverAttorney Gen. Greg Abbott used campaign funds to pay off cell phone bills, which … [Read more...]
Texas Speaker Race Gassed
Ken Paxton & Victoria Energy We’ve been checking into State Rep. Ken Paxton’s checkered past to see what interest he might have in companies operating in the Barnett Shale region since he’s from McKinney and running what is likely to be an ill-fated … [Read more...]
Anybody up for some crazy?
Here's a new GOP billboard claiming...bwahahahaha!And here is a member of the GOP welcoming African Americans to his party.That's just too much crazy for one day. … [Read more...]
What happened to conservative values?
Wow, I'm a conservative. Who knew?This is from Mayor Calvin Tillman:It has been very disappointing to see our conservative values continue to dwindle under the pressure from large corporations. In Texas our politicians talk conservative values right … [Read more...]
Who takes the biggest bribes from oil and gas industry?
Spill Baby SpillClick here to watch the videoWatch the Video | Sign The Petition | Send To A FriendBP has caused an unprecedented environmental and economic disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Yet along with conservative politicians, a well oiled public … [Read more...]
STOP EVERYTHING!!!! Go vote for TEXAS on Daily Kos
Right now they are discussing next year's location for "Netroots Nation" which is the new name for Yearly Kos. Go vote in the poll here But that's not enough! We also need comments promoting Texas. Some of the Texas comments start HERE FIGHT FOR … [Read more...]
"One state under God"
From Liberally Lean I learn this morning that we have new wording in the Texas Pledge: "Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible." This is part of the important business that our elected … [Read more...]
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